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CMS strengthens TMC practice


CMS Russia is happy to announce that Konstantin Bochkarev has joined the Moscow office of CMS as the Head of Technology, Media and Communications (TMC).

Konstantin brings to the firm over 14 years’ experience of advising top-tier Russian and multinational companies, internet startups and venture funds on intellectual property, data protection, software, media, technology and general corporate matters. Before joining CMS, Konstantin was working in Russia, the US and Cyprus for global IT companies and international law firms.

Konstantin holds a degree in Law from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and an LL.M. degree in Law, Science and Technology from Stanford Law School. Konstantin is a registered trademark attorney and a patent attorney in computer software. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E).

Leonid Zubarev, Senior Partner of the Moscow office comments: “Today in the highly competitive environment TMC is still a developing and capacious market. CMS Russia has a proven expertise in it and we see increasing demand from our clients. To meet their needs we have made the strategically important decision to expand the practice. We are pleased to welcome Konstantin to the team. I am confident that his experience will boost our existing TMC group”.

Konstantin says: “CMS is recognised as one of the most reputable law firms in Russia serving clients’ needs in all key areas of legal expertise and markets. I am excited about becoming a part of this talented team and look forward to helping the firm further advance its market position in the TMC sector.”